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Maps : finding our place in the world

Author: James R Akerman; Robert W Karrow
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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Presents an examination of the use of maps for wayfinding. This book considers maps whose makers employed the smallest of scales to envision the broadest of human stages. It looks at maps that are at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Chicago (Ill., 2007)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Akerman; Robert W Karrow
ISBN: 0226010759 9780226010755
OCLC Number: 552451841
Notes: "Copublished with The Field Museum, in association with The Newberry Library."
Description: IX, 400 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Responsibility: ed. by James R. Akerman and Robert W. Karrow.

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"Maps shows us that the content of a given map is as much determined by culture, historical circumstances, and the interests of mapmakers and map users as it is by the geography that it attempts to Read more...

 
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